1. Please take 30 seconds to register your free account to post, make friends, earn reward points at our store, and more!  
     
    TalkBass.com has been uniting the low end since 1998.  Join us! :)

Solo strings for jazz?

Discussion in 'Strings [DB]' started by ba$$88, Jun 13, 2004.


  1. ba$$88

    ba$$88 Guest

    Jun 13, 2004
    Hi all. I have solo strings on my jazz bass right now because i don't want to spend all that money on a new set of strings. Are the solo gauges ok for jazz?
     
  2. Marcus Johnson

    Marcus Johnson

    Nov 28, 2001
    Maui
    I think that's a pretty broad question, but the quick answer is: if they sound good, and are pizz-able, then yeah. There are probably other choices that are better, and trying them out involves spending some money, because any given string will sound different on a variety of basses. We've all been trying to find a way around that issue for years. :smug:

    It really is in the hands.
     
  3. anonymous0726

    anonymous0726 Guest

    Nov 4, 2001
    I'm on my 3rd set of Thomastik Solos in a row now. They get you a lighter, smoother sound than heavier strings, particularly if you dig in too hard, but I like them.